The $2.5 billion Kalyani Group and BAE Systems announced that they are working together to develop and provide Air Defence Guns for Indian Security Forces.
Following the announcement, Mr Rajinder Singh Bhatia, President and CEO (Defence and Aerospace) of Bharat Forge Ltd said, “The Kalyani Group has indigenously developed its skills and capability within Defence. We are now expanding our profile in the defence segment to include Air Defence Guns and ammunition in order to provide solutions to Indian security forces for terminal air defence.”
“The Kalyani Group and BAE Systems have agreed to partner for transfer of technology for Air Defence Guns and Ammunition. BAE Systems’ advanced technology will be complemented with Bharat Forge Ltd’s world-class design, development and manufacturing capabilities. This will be the perfect example of Make in India solutions,” he added.
Kalyani Group is a multinational conglomerate with high technology, engineering and manufacturing capability across critical sectors such as Defence & Aerospace, Engineering Steel, Automotive, Industrial, Renewable Energy, Urban Infrastructure and Specialty Chemicals. The group has been a flag bearer of ‘Make in India’ across sectors including Defence and Aerospace.
Bharat Forge Limited (BFL) is the flagship company of the USD 2.5 billion Kalyani Group and a global provider of high performance, innovative, safety & critical components and solutions to various industrial sectors including Automotive, Railways, Power, Defence, Construction & Mining, Aerospace, Marine and Oil & Gas. BFL today has largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation.
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 83,100 people in over 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.